Stories about "Rebecca Herzig"
Bates in the News: Nov. 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019 9:46 am

Bates research gets a national spotlight, two bestselling alumnae authors release new books, and an alum investigates basketball flops.

Bates in the News: Dec. 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm

An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.

The unique proposition of Bates’ new Digital and Computational Studies Program

Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am

The new DCS Program's goal is squarely in the liberal arts wheelhouse: To give Bates graduates "the capacity to claim the world," in the words of one professor.

Bates in the News: Dec. 11, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:40 pm

Professor Rebecca Herzig's book Plucked named an Economist best of 2015; The Simpsons teases Bates (and vice versa); and Bloomberg Business looks to Ben Ayers '99 for a better way to help Nepal.

Bates in the News: Feb. 13, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:10 am

John Tooker ’92 When bugs don’t eat slugs, there’s a problem afoot...

Rebecca Herzig is the author of "Plucked: A History of Hair Removal in America" and the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Bates.
‘Plucked’: Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

"Plucked: A History of Hair Removal," a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans' shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Pursuing the hirsute, Rebecca Herzig explores suffering, feminism and science through hair removal

Monday, December 8, 2014 3:42 pm

Herzig talked about her new book in a lecture marking her appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies,

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

Community of voices resonate in new Bates mission statement

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Hundreds of people took part in crafting the new mission statement that...

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire. And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

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